1 score (1 leaf) ; 13 x 21 cm1 handwritten song sheet including 6 verses and chorus; chorus in four-part harmony.Caption title.On verso of leaf: "Betsy A. Stickney, George Shikney, West Dummerston, Vermont, Mary E."Upper left corner of leaf missing.Date estimated by Nym Cooke the American Antiquarian Society.From the collection of the American Antiquarian Society. Topics: Music Manuscripts, Songs 19th century, Popular music To 1901
1 score (approximately 70 pages) ; 21 x 25 cm1 handwritten musical copybook with approximately 128 songs, with unaccompanied melodies and lyrics. Title from handwritten text on verso of front cover. Same hand and ink throughout manuscript.Songs often accompanied by phrases such as "words, page 27th," but the volume that contains the referenced page numbers is unknown..Pages [1-4] contain lyrics only.Additional verses for several pieces are located at the beginning of the volume.The... Topics: Music Manuscripts, Songs 19th Century, Popular music To 1901
1 score (approximately 122 pages) ; 21 cm1 handwritten musical copybook with instrumental music, songs, lyrics, poems, dance figures, a sermon, and scientific narratives.Title from handwritten text on recto of first leaf.Same hand and ink throughout manuscript."The first set of cotillions, New York, published by John Appel 208 Broadway"--Page 31."July 21st, 1814"--Page 9; "October 4th, 1814"--Page 72; "July 23rd, 1814"--Page 101.From the collection of the... Topics: Music Manuscripts, Songs 19th century, Popular music To 1901, American poetry
Standard pieces of music arranged for one or two banjos, with accompaniment for piano, by R. J. Hamilton. This is a collection of previously published five string banjo sheet music from the late 1880s. Music is in "A" or "American" notation. There are a few pages of instruction in the back. Original copy from the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks. Topics: Banjo, banjo duets, piano, gut strings, five string, classic, finger style, 19th century, popular...
byPriscilla Larkin (1839-1868); with an Introduction and Notes by David Malbuff
The hand-written diary of a 23-year-old young lady from northern Alabama during the year 1862. With a cross-referenced Index, Notes and Sources. Topics: Civil War, Alabama history, Confederate States of America, slavery, 19th century popular music,...